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Love for an Idiot (1967)

Chijin no ai (original title)
A 31-year-old man is manipulated by a much younger woman.

Director:

Yasuzô Masumura
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Cast

Cast overview:
Michiyo Yasuda Michiyo Yasuda ... Naomi
Shôichi Ozawa Shôichi Ozawa ... Jôji Kawai
Masakazu Tamura Masakazu Tamura ... Nobuo
Isao Kuraishi Isao Kuraishi ... Kumagaia
Asao Uchida Asao Uchida ... Doctor Hanamura
Sachiko Murase ... Sumie
Noriko Hodaka Noriko Hodaka
Yuka Konno Yuka Konno ... Marie
Yûzô Hayakawa Yûzô Hayakawa ... Namikawa
Tetsuya Watanabe Tetsuya Watanabe
Jun Osanai Jun Osanai
Daigo Inoue Daigo Inoue
Shin Minatsu Shin Minatsu
Tamae Kiyokawa Tamae Kiyokawa ... Masako (as Tamae Kyokawa)
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Storyline

This movie is about Joyji who likes photographing. He meets Naomi that is a younger quite wild woman. He becomes intrigued about as a model. They then start getting closer and closer. After a while Joyji tries to tame Naomi and the conflicts start to arise.

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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

29 July 1967 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Love for an Idiot See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Daiei Studios See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Chijin no ai - Love for an Idiot
15 June 2018 | by sinful-2See all my reviews

This movie is about Joyji a 31 year old guy. who likes photographing. He meets Naomi that is a younger quite wild woman. He becomes intrigued about as a model. They then start getting closer and closer. After a while Joyji tries to tame Naomi and the conflicts start to arise. (I find it hard to tell more without spoiling what is going on later in the movie)

When I started watching this movie I was not really sure what to expect. But I think all the actors did well. and well done camera work.

Who could enjoy this movie.? I would say people that are into movies about difficult romances. There is a fair share of naked bodies in this movie so if that is not your cup of tea then chose something different.

All in all I think it was a good movie but not a masterpiece. if you like the genre this is absolutely not the worst choice you can make to spend an evening.


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